Andy Garcia

Andy Garcia on Longing to Return to Cuba “Every Day” and Why He Won’t: “I’ve Been Critical of That Regime”

Andy Garcia is explaining why, despite a desire to go back to Cuba, he would never return to the country. In an interview with The New York Times promoting his work on Father of the Bride, Garcia spoke about how the film represents the generational divide in Spanish-speaking among Latin families, his own daughters getting married around the film’s release and where he drew inspiration from for his character, an architect and father of the bride named Billy.More from The Hollywood Reporter'Father of the Bride' Screenwriter Feels a "Sense of Responsibility" With Latin Take on Classic FilmAndy Garcia and Gloria Estefan...
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Andy Garcia pairs up with Gloria Estefan in all-new 'Father of the Bride'

MIAMI - Billy Herrera, played by Andy Garcia and his wife Ingrid, played by Gloria Estefan, are surprised when their eldest daughter Sofia comes home to Miami with her new boyfriend Adan to announce they're engaged and ready to get married right away. One hitch - no one in the family knows thay Billy and Ingrid are calling it quits on their own marriage, at least they think so. This all-new "Father of the Bride" features a predominantly Latino cast.  Andy Garcia is one of the executive producers and chose his longtime friend Gloria to play his wife."She isn't a...

Andy Garcia Says It Was Love at First Sight with Wife of 39 Years, Marivi: 'It Was a Thunderbolt'

It's been 47 years, but Andy Garcia can still recall the exact moment he met his wife Marivi. "It was a thunderbolt," the 66-year-old actor, who's been wed to the producer since 1982, tells PEOPLE in this week's issue. "We were very young, but she swept me off my feet. Some people know each other a while and there's a friendship first, but when we met that night, it was very clear that this was the woman of my life."

Why Andy Garcia Said “I Do” To ‘Father Of The Bride’

Andy Garcia follows in the footsteps of fellow icons Steve Martin and Spencer Tracy in becoming the Father of the Bride in a new adaptation of the classic story. Starring opposite music legend and actress Gloria Estefan, Garcia plays the Cuban-American patriarch struggling with his daughter’s impending nuptials. Honestly, the charming romantic comedy, which is skipping movie theaters and premiering on HBO Max, is smarter and funnier than it needs to be to win the audience over.

Gloria Estefan, Andy Garcia on reimagined ‘Father of the Bride’

Actors Gloria Estefan and Andy Garcia dish on their decades-long friendship and what it was like working together on the newly reimagined version of “Father of the Bride.” Garcia reveals he used to crashing weddings that Estefan and her husband would perform at years ago.June 16, 2022.

Andy García goes full Dadzilla in a bright, fizzy update of Father of the Bride

A dad is a dad is a dad, whether he lands in 1950, 1991, or 2022. Like Spencer Tracy and Steve Martin before him, Andy García's Billy is not remotely prepared to watch his daughter say "I do." And so he makes the maximum mess a middle-aged man can in Father of the Bride (on HBO Max June 16), a sunny, warmhearted family comedy about a flailing patriarch doing his Boomer best not to lose both his little girl and his mind before the reception wraps.

Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan in HBO Max’s ‘Father of the Bride’: Film Review

Billy Herrera, a successful architect and the title character of the newest iteration of Father of the Bride, is played with terrific comic understatement by Andy Garcia. He has some of the gruffness of Spencer Tracy in the hit 1950 movie of the same name — the first screen translation of Edward Streeter’s novel — and none of the mugging that Steve Martin brought to the 1991 remake. But like both their characters, and pretty much every dad in every American comedy ever made, Billy needs enlightening about the way things are in the world today. When he says, “I...

Andy Garcia reflects on 35th anniversary of iconic Chicago film, 'The Untouchables'

CHICAGO - Thirty-five years ago this month saw the release of one of the most iconic Chicago movies of all time – Brian De Palma’s The Untouchables. The film starred a who’s who of Hollywood A-listers, including Sean Connery, Robert De Niro and Kevin Costner – but the film also starred a young, up-and-coming actor named Andy Garcia.

Andy Garcia on How the New Latino Father of the Bride Is Different and Similar to Earlier Movies

The Cuba-born actor Andy Garcia, who starred in The Godfather: Part III and Ocean’s Eleven, is the “father” in the new comedy-drama Father of the Bride (June 16 on HBO Max). The familiar tale—made into a pair of previous films, with Spencer Tracy in 1950 and Steve Martin in 1991—gets a Latino twist. Garcia, 66, plays Billy Herrera, an old-fashioned dad in a sprawling Cuban American clan, who is trying to come to grips with his daughter’s unexpected wedding.

Abigal Breslin, Luke Wilson, Andy Garcia & Donald Sutherland To Star In Courtroom Drama ‘Miranda’s Victim’ From Director Michelle Danner

Click here to read the full article. EXCLUSIVE: Abigail Breslin (Stillwater), Luke Wilson (Stargirl), Andy Garcia (Father of the Bride) and Donald Sutherland (The Undoing) have signed on to star in the courtroom drama Miranda’s Victim from director Michelle Danner (The Runner), with production underway in New Jersey. The film written by J. Craig Stiles and George Kolber will tell the true story of Trish Weir (Breslin), who in 1963 was kidnapped and brutally raped by Ernesto Miranda. Committed to putting her assailant in prison, Trish’s life is destroyed by America’s legal system as she triggers a law that transforms the nation. Wilson...